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Deoghar City and District Population

Deoghar is a major city in Jharkhand, India. Deoghar is a Hindi word meaning abode (‘ghar’) of the Gods and Goddesses (‘dev’). Deoghar is also known as Baidyanath Dham and Baba Dham. The sacred temples of the city make this a place for pilgrimage and tourists.  As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Deoghar City in 2011 was 203,116 (2.03 Lakh), and the estimated population of Deoghar in 2024 is 2.50 lakh (approx)

Demographic Details
Deoghar City2021 Estimates
Total Population2.50 Lakh
City Area119 sq. km.
Pop. Density2100 per sq. km.
Average Literacy (%)86.80 %
Sex Ratio876
Child Sex Ratio864

2011 Census Details

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Deoghar City in 2011 was 203,116 (2.03 Lakhs) of which the male population is 108,243 and the female population is 94,873


The initial provisional data released by Census India 2011, shows that the density of Deoghar for 2011 is 1706 people per sq. km. Deoghar city administers area is 119 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Deoghar City in 2011 was 86.80 %. If things are looked at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 92.80% and 79.98%. respectively. The total literate in Deoghar city was 153,807 of which 87,540 are males while 66,267 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Deoghar, it stood at 876 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of the Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio was 864 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 years of age were also collected. There were 25,929 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of the total  13,907 are boys while 12,022 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 892. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.80 % of the total population of Deoghar City

Sources: Census 2011

Deoghar District Population

Deoghar district is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state in eastern India. It’s known for the Baidyanath Jyotirlinga shrine and is a part of the Santhal Pargana division. As per census 2011, Deoghar district population is 1,492,073 (14.92 Lakh) of which 775,022 are males and 717,051 are females. The literacy rate is 64.85% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 925. 

Estimated population of Deoghar in 2024 is 18 Lakh

Deoghar DistrictCensus 2011
Total Population1,492,073 (14.92 Lakh)
Male Population775,022
Female Population717,051
District Area2,477
Density of Population602 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)64.85%
Sex Ratio925
Child Sex Ratio950

Source: Census 2011

Deoghar City Population 2024 | Deoghar District population